RFR: JDK-8157336: Generation of classlists at build time should be configurable
sgehwolf at redhat.com
Mon May 30 08:55:50 UTC 2016
cc'ing PPC folks for input.
On Wed, 2016-05-25 at 11:21 +0200, Erik Joelsson wrote:
> When building zero, the JVM_VARIANT is "zero" so this addresses that
> problem automatically too. I have verified that.
> There are some other peculiarities with zero in that it ends up in the
> "server" directory so I understand that it's confusing.
> On 2016-05-24 22:35, David Holmes wrote:
> > Hi Erik,
> > On 24/05/2016 11:28 PM, Erik Joelsson wrote:
> > >
> > > Generating a classlist at build time is not supported on all JVM
> > > configurations. This patch adds a configure flag to control this build
> > > step: --disable-generate-classlist. The default is to be enabled if
> > > either a client or server JVM Variant is being built.
> > >
> > > Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8157336
> > > Webrev:
> > > http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~erikj/8157336/webrev.top.01/index.html
> > This looks okay to me. It addresses the "minimal VM only" problem
> > automatically which is good. I'm unclear if the Zero case is
> > automatically handled as I'm not sure how the VM variants are
> > expressed - but having the option is good enough I think.
The Zero case is handled as noted in another branch of this thread, but
I wonder if this works for "server" JVMs on PPC64? Is -Xshare:dump
working on JDK 9 and PPC64? AFAIR, in JDK 8 on PPC64 it was not
supported at some point.
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